By Lance Witt on Apr 13, 2022
I am not exempt from the needs of my humanity simply because I am a pastor or ministry leader.
By Lance Witt on Dec 5, 2016
In a healthy church Jesus is the most famous person. He gets the most airtime, he is the most talked about, and he is clearly center stage.
By Michael Kelley on Dec 18, 2021
We are probably more responsive today than ever before, partly because we now have the tools to respond publicly to anyone or anything, and at any time we see fit. We can post, like, tweet, and retweet, and we are delighted to do so. We love to respond. No, we need to respond.
By Karl Vaters on Apr 12, 2022
A growing number of people who do go to church don’t want to go, either. If we don’t give them something worth committing to, they’ll be gone soon.
By Ray Ortlund on Aug 3, 2022
Hard words are not harmful words—when they come from Jesus. The real Jesus loves us enough to accept us freely and confront us honestly.
By Jeff K. Clarke on Nov 11, 2019
If we tell people that all they need to do to become a follower of Christ is to bow their heads, close their eyes and repeat a 30-second prayer, what are we saying about Jesus?
By Jason Hood on Apr 17, 2018
We can find Jesus all over the Psalms, because the Psalms are his prayer book that points to him. And when we find Jesus in the Psalms, we also find ourselves.
By Ed Cyzewski on Dec 20, 2018
When Jesus called his disciples, there wasn’t a single one who understood that he was the Messiah or Son of God.
By Sermoncentral on Mar 23, 2019
If there is anyone we should emulate in our preaching, it's Jesus!
By Kyle Idleman on Mar 2, 2018
Kyle Idleman offers his viewpoint on the difference between fans and followers of Jesus Christ.
By James Scott on Jun 23, 2021
Jesus never shied away from calling people to make big changes--do you?
By Ray Hollenbach on Jun 15, 2019
Would you like to be a radical, against-the-gain follower of Jesus? Suggest this radical solution.
By Ray Hollenbach on Apr 6, 2020
We want to embrace the resurrection, but Good Friday is an opportunity to remind your people that Jesus calls us to the Cross, too.
By Jonathan Martin on May 17, 2021
God is bigger than our tiny little systems of certainty. He is revealed to us in Jesus of Nazareth, who is real enough to touch us in our own ambiguity.
By Ray Hollenbach on Sep 30, 2020
Do you preach Jesus as a role model? It's impossible to be like Jesus, isn't it? He was God-come-to-earth and his life sets the bar impossibly high for any of us.